Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructs to report on the investigation of the use of violence against a police officer in Nizhny Novgorod


The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructed Mr. A.S. Akhmetshin, Head of the MD of the IC of Russia for Nizhegerodskaya oblast, to report on investigation and all established circumstances of a crime committed towards a Police officer in Nizhniy Novgorod (Part 2 Article 318 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation - use of violence, endangering life, against a person in public authority).

According to investigation, on the night of 27 July, 2022, a suspect, being under the influence of alcohol, was driving a «Hyundai» car. He was stopped by the police officers in the Priokskiy raion of Nizhniy Novgorod. After documenting the fact that the driver was in a state of alcoholic intoxication, the Police officer of Federal Authority for Road Traffic Safety of the MDIA of Russia for Nizhegorodskaya oblast, suspended the driver from driving the car. The suspect decided to leave the crime scene. He got in to his car and drive over the Police officer, who was trying to prevent the attempt to escape, pulling him over 25 meters along the road. The victim was taken to the hospital. According to preliminary data, he suffered serious bodily harm. The suspect was detained and charged. The suspect was detained and charged. The investigation petitions for imposing pre-trial restrain as custody for him.

The investigation is a subject to control in the Main Investigative Directorate of te Investigative Committee of Russia.

28 July 2022 12:53

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